Agile software development has quickly proven its value in delivering high-quality applications that meet customer needs. Mindtree agile developers produce superior code that is easier to maintain, adapt and extend. Our agile development practices, such as frequent deliveries, continuous integration, and build, deployment, and test automation, reduce risk and rework.
While adopting agile design principles is essential, the transition is not always easy. Successful agile adoption means changing entrenched cultural patterns and processes—there is no “one size fits all” approach. We can guide you through the transformation.
Agile Center of Excellence
Mindtree’s Agile Center of Excellence, located in Gainesville, FL, is within three hours of all North American clients enabling exceptional collaboration through always-on real-time video feeds. Built from the ground up to support Agile, the Center has a large number of Mindtree Agile experts along with Automated Test Engineers, Dynamic Architecture Engineers, CD Engineers, Agile Analytics Experts, and UX designers. The Center also houses Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) certified experts—meaning that we can help customers execute Lean-Agile practices across their enterprise. This concentration of talent and skills is unique, even on a global scale. The heart of the Center and Agile projects across Mindtree is the Agile Nerve Center. This high-tech ideation lab and communications hub enables innovation and ensures high project transparency for our clients.
Mindtree’s Agile Framework
At Mindtree, we’re not Agile purists; we’re Agile realists. We fit our framework to our customer’s needs, not our customer’s needs to our framework. This customer-first mentality was the driving force behind the creation of our own Agile framework which blends SAFe, LeSS, Scrum, Extreme Programming, and Kanban. This blend allows us to be flexible without sacrificing the guiding principles of Agile. We’ve leveraged the Mindtree Agile Framework successfully internally in high-performing pods to deliver exceptional business value and externally to help our clients grow in their Agile journey.
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Mindtree’s Agile Service Offerings
Agile Consulting — Agile Transformation isn’t easy. Whether an organization needs a Certified Scrum Coach for a single Pod or a SAFe Program Consultant to scale Agile across the entire organization, our Agile coaches can help. Using tools such as our proprietary Agile Assessment App, our coaches can offer a multidimensional analysis of an organization’s Agile maturity, along with a clear roadmap to enhance and expedite the Agile journey. From one-off projects to total enterprise transformations, Mindtree expertly meets our clients’ needs.
Continuous Delivery Transformation — This offering optimizes systems design, development, automated testing, and operations by removing traditional silos and embedding a new strategic vision in their place. This new vision prioritizes collaboration and agility in order to release high-value software into the market as quickly as possible, helping clients keep pace with changing customer needs, rapidly evolving technologies, and dynamic markets.
Agile Digital — Digital projects typically require greater collaboration and are subject to tighter delivery timelines. We develop user personas and rapid prototypes, adhering to Lean UI/ UX principles that allow for working software to be demoed at the end of every two-week sprint. Then we take it to the streets to conduct “Guerilla Testing” with actual end users. By the time we hand over the completed project, we can say with absolute certainty that our clients and their customers are going to love it!
Agile Analytics — We know clients don’t want to wait several months to get the information they need today. That’s why we shorten that time significantly by focusing on developing the architectural ramp necessary to support the required report or dashboard. This accelerated data structure development allows for shifts to meet changing business requirements with minimal rework. The Agile Analytics Framework delivers high-value reports and dashboards at the completion of every two-week sprint. The result is earlier adoption, greater client acceptance, and greatly reduced time-to-market.
Agile Development Pods — The Agile Center of Excellence has teams, or “Pods”, of experienced Agile practitioners available to develop high-value software quickly and efficiently. At Mindtree, we’re not Agile purists; we’re Agile realists. Our expertise covers all of the industry-leading frameworks: Scrum, Extreme Programming (XP), Kanban, Large Scale Scrum (LeSS), and the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe). This allows Mindtree to tailor our approach to meet the specific needs of our clients.
Our Agile consulting superstars show you how to:
- Evangelize agile values to build organizational buy-in
- Train engineers and product manager in agile principles,methods and practices
- Coach employees to embrace continuous change
- Establish real cross-functional communication, coordination and collaboration
- Mitigate errors, missteps and risk to meet tight release timelines
We support you by recommending agile methods for adoption and for outsourcing. We work with you to choose platforms, tools and metrics that increase visibility and predictability along the way. We also create playbooks, share best practices and tailor processes to” be” agile, not just “do” agile.
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